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Das N

Departments of Community Medicine, College of Medicine and Sagore Dutta Hospital, India


  • Original Article   
    Infant and Young Child Feeding Perceptions and Practices among Mothers in a Rural Area of West Bengal, India
    Author(s): Das N, Chattopadhyay D*, Chakraborty S and Dasgupta A

    Background: There are many wrong practices and perceptions of Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) prevalent among different socioâÂ??Â??demographic groups. Aim: To observe IYCF perceptions and practices among mothers in a rural area of West Bengal. Subjects and Methods: ClinicâÂ??Â??based crossâÂ??Â??sectional descriptive study by interviewing mothers of 0âÂ??Â??23 month old children. Appropriate response to each selected key question was assigned a score of + 1 for objective assessment. Data analysis was done by standard statistical methods using the statistical software SPSS 13.0 (Kolkata, India) for windows version. Percentages were calculated for descriptive statistics. ChiâÂ??Â??square test of significance was employed whenever required. Res.. Read More»

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